Punjab govt takes over Badshahi Mosque from impoverished, negligent Auqaf

The Punjab government has chosen to take over Badshahi Mosque from the Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department and hand its administration to the Walled City of Lahore Authority.The Walled City of Lahore Authority meeting was held Saturday with Chief Minister Usman Buzdar in seat. Archeological and verifiable structure insurance projects were checked on.

The CM reported that the executive had requested that Badshahi Mosque be given over to the Walled City of Lahore Authority.

The WCLA will remodel the structures of 10 recorded sanctuaries, including the Badshahi Mosque. The priest additionally requested that Roshnai Gate ought to be opened to general society.

The memorable mosque is open for supplications but on the other hand is a significant vacation destination. Badshahi Masjid was underlying the seventeenth century by Emperor Aurangzeb. It covers a gigantic space of 279,000 square feet and is celebrated for the utilization of red stone.

Prior, the focal executive of the Ruet-I-Hilal Committee Pak­istan, Maulana Syed Muhammad Abdul Khabir Azad, had cautioned the power that they ought not meddle in mosque undertakings.

Maulana Azad said that the authority has since a long time ago needed to assume control over the mosque yet they would not permit it to fall under the control of the individuals who might abuse it later on. He encouraged the public authority to offer assets to redesign the mosque.

Nonetheless, on July 23, the PM had guided the Punjab government to assume control over mosque from the Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department.

PM Imran Khan said the strict undertakings office isn’t monetarily sufficiently able to deal with the mosque. It ought to be given over to the travel industry division or the Walled City of Lahore Authority.

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